Welcome to Congregation B'nai Tzedek
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It is my pleasure to welcome you to Congregation B'nai Tzedek. We are a vibrant, unique and dynamic synagogue, which is proud of the wide variety of programs and activities we offer. We are a Conservative congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism.
Permeating the atmosphere is the warm feeling of community, evident at our worship services and in the ways that members help and care for each other in times of need. We offer excellent educational programs for both children and adults as well as a myriad of opportunities to do Tikun Olam and to come together for socializing. We are a community of communities, with many groups such as Brotherhood, Sisterhood and Hazak, and we welcome you into our family.
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B'nai Tzedek News
Starting in the Fall of 2014, Congregation B'nai Tzedek (CBT) is launching a one-year pilot program to encourage new families to build connections to other young families, to the B'nai Tzedek community, and to the greater Washington-area Jewish community. To achieve this, the members of CBT have created an endowment fund to reduce preschool tuition for new CBT families by 50% in exchange for a commitment to perform 10 hours/month of meaningful activities within CBT. Future funding is dependent upon the success of the program. We are very excited about this new initiative and hope our current families will help spread the word to friends and family. Existing GECC families will receive a 50% reduction in enrichment and after-care classes next year, as our preschool expands to offer full-day coverage. Please click here for more information on the Community Builders Program. Click here to read an article from the January 16th issue of The Washington Jewish Week on B'nai Tzedek's new program.
GECC 2014-15 Enrollment is now open! Click here for enrollment applications and descriptions of our full day options
The Bernice and Mannie Rabovsky Religious School registration for 2014-2015 is open! Register by May 15 to receive an early bird discount!
Purim in 2014 was a blast! Click here to watch the video of part #1 of the Spiel. Click here to watch the video of part #2 of the Spiel.
Rabbi Weinblatt gave the Jewish eulogy for Nelson Mandela at the ecumencial memorial service held at the National Cathedral on December 10. Click here to view the video of the memorial service. Rabbi's remarks begin at 11:36 and conclude at 15:40 (you can go full screen with the video and slide the cursor to the correct time).
Click here to watch the video from CBT Sisterhood's Rock the Runway Fashion Show on Sunday, October 20th.
Please check this space whenever there is a question about the impact of inclement weather on our programming.
Please contact the synagogue office for a copy of Cantor Kapell's recent CD Tefillah B'Yachad (Together We Pray), a collection of Shabbat melodies. The CD is available free of charge to all B'nai Tzedek members.
Rabbi Weinblatt was appointed President of the Rabbinic Cabinet of the Jewish Federations of North America. In addition, Rabbi Weinblatt is the Director of Israel Policy and Advocacy for the Rabbinical Assembly. For further information about Rabbi Weinblatt in the news, click here for the latest articles.